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. the initial reaction is, no big gaffes and no knockout in the first face-to-face. observers say mitt romney did what he needed to do, while the president seemed more low-key. we have coverage at the university of denver, where that debate was held. maureen naylor is in san jose, and amber lee is in walnut creek. we're going to begin right now with eric rasmussen. >> reporter: both president obama and mitt romney focused on their plans for the economy, and even had a lengthy debate about keeping obamacare. >> reporter: while the first debate started with a friendly greeting, even a mention of the president's 20th wedding anniversary, mitt romney came out swinging on the economy. >> the president has a view very similar to the view he had when he ran four years ago. that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more. >> are we going to double down on the policies that got us into this mess, or do we embrace a new economic patriotism. >> reporter: romney often looked directly at the president who instead addressed most of his responses to the audience, or the moderator. the
. >> reporter: he used the event to rev up the supporters after new polls show the race tightening with romney after his strong show in the debate. >> romney. we were talking about this -- he was confident but he was speaking -- confidently. protesters waves signs. >> we aren't funneling drugs to the black marketw. are keeping patients such as myself from having to resort to the black market. >> reporter: early net evening police blocked streets near the hotel where he attended a expensive event. 25 supporters paid $40,000 each for a seat at the round table. on the tarmac. >> i think it's just a wonderful opportunity. >> reporter: there was plenty of excitement. >> i think he needs four more years to finish what he started. >> reporter: the days events expected to bring in about four million dollars to his campaign and that is important cash as both of the candidates rachet up their television adds. reporting live in san francisco. heather hoppings. >> more details on the president's night in san francisco. before the conner speech he attended a fundraising dinner for 100 donors. bay area
. >>> it's the first of three opportunities voters have to see president obama and romney face to face before the november election. ken pritchett tells us both campaigns are trying to manage expectations even before the candidates take the stage. >> reporter: if you listen to the romney campaign they're candidate has a tough road at the university of denver. >> president obama, he's a very gifted speaker. the man has been on the national stage for many years he's an experienced debater. >> reporter: but romney has extensive debater. >> no, governor romney he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> it is a flurry of unusual compliments, but who's winning the battle to lower expectations? >> i think actually president obama is in part because it's partly true. he's not been a good debater so he has a better argument. >> reporter: but u.s. political science professor cook says the romney campaign has been playing the expectations game both ways. >> coming out the conventions until now. certainly for the romney campaign hasn't been positive and they made the argument, wait until the debates
by the debate. >> and i'm going to be romney. >> reporter: several websites list the adult costume as sold out and out of stock in downtown campbell tonight those already with costumes filled the sidewalks including little monkeys, pumpkins and a 2 -month-old monster. this family of sesame street characters picked their costumes before the debate. >> we had ordered it but we didn't know that it was going to be so popular so now it has double meaning. >> avocados. yeah. >> and what are mommy and daddy? >> chips. >> reporter: as lou said, she dressed as an avocado, her parents chips. >> we're going to put a sticker that says organic california avocado. >> organizers expect more than a dozen visitors this weekend alone. and volunteers are going around scaring people one will tell me she won't even go through because she's so scared of it herself. maureen naylor. >>> preorder day has arrived for the new i pad mini and already one version has sold out. the white version of the mini has sold out. customers who can't wait will have to stand in line to get a white i pad mini when they arrive in stores
're on the right track. >> republican nominee mitt romney who surged in the polls following wednesday's debate arguing unemployment rate should be closer to 11% and the latest data are misleading. >> the reason it's come down is due to the fact more and more people have stopped looking for work. >>> the labor report cuts into romney's surge. >>> romney had a very strong debate performance but this diminishes it because it takes the attention off the debate and puts the attention on a recovering economy. >> questions raised by prominent romney backer ge executive jack welch put the challenger in a tough spot. >> if he agrees with it, where's the evidence? and if he disagrees with it, once of his principle supporters is problematic. >> set to release one more job's report four days before the november election. ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now. the rate dropped from 8.1% because the number of people who got jobs soared. biggest monthly jump since 2003. 86,000 more jobs were added in july and august. >>> tonight at 10:30 what we found when we asked people about the economy and whether the
coverage. >> reporter: president obama was looking to bounce back mitt romney. despite a town hall format with questions coming from undecided voters in the audience, candidates also challenged each other. the gloves came off. >> hold on a second. >> mr. president, i'm still speaking. >> reporter: the showdown might have been over the president's handling of the attack in libya that killed ambassador chris stevens. >> it took the president 14 days. >> get the transcript. >> he did in fact, sir. let me call it. >> can you say it a little louder? >> reporter: the finger pointing continued over the economy. >> governor romney doesn't have a five point plan. he has a one-point plan. that is to make sure folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> i look at what's happened in the last four years and say this has been a disappointment. we can do better than this. we don't have to settle for how many months, 43 months with unemployment over 8%. >> reporter: both traded barbs. >> i want to get america's economy going again. 54% of america's workers work in businesses that are tax
to three years in jail. >>> turning now to the race for the white house. the latest poll shows mitt romney narrowing the poll. romney has gained ground after trailing by 16 points last month. back in 2008 obama won the election in part due to the support of female voters. romney toured a power plant. the republican nominee says the race isn't about him but america and families and at a rally romney said life will get better november 7 the day after the election. >> i know, i know we're tired of being tired in america. these have been four pretty tough years. even for those that have jobs right now. >> reporter: romney says if president obama wins reelection people should expect more of the same for the next four years. on the other hand the president is predicting a grim future if mitt romney wins. >> he's hoping you won't remember that his economic plan is more likely to create jobs in china than it is in america. because it actually rewards companies that ship jobs and profits overseas. >> the president also said former secretary of state powell endorsed him. he is the first sit in presi
presidential nominee mitt romney. according to the gallup poll, that up tick gives president obama and romney 48% among registered voters. romney now has 5% -- 51% of the lead. voters have been showing up in groves early to cast their vote. now some political informants worry that hurricane sandy will keep folks away from polls. 15% of registered voters nationwide have already cast their billion lots. >>> that massive storm back east blew the presidential election. >> i'm worried about the impact on our first r esponders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy. >> reporter: president obama cancelled an appearance in florida as he oversees that storm. this is the first time in 40 years that that newspaper has endorsed a republican presidential candidate. for his part, romney today asked voters to consider those in sandy's path. >> a lot of people are enduring very difficult times, and our hearts and our prayers go to them. >> reporter: romney replaced his online fund raising efforts with links to the american red cross to help victims of the storm. he's had to cancel campaign events but
figures are released on friday. >>> now to the race for the white house, president obama and mitt romney are said to face off tomorrow night in the first of three presidential debates. crews put the finishing touches at the stage today of the university of denver. at the eve of a debate, a wall street journal poll shows the president keeping his gain but romney is close by. the moderator is jim lehrer host of news hour. president obama and governor romney will have two minutes for their answers. >>> and at 10:30 tonight, how the two candidates are getting ready. one visited the site of an engineering marvel he had never seen before. >>> five men were gunned down in four separate and apparently unrelated incidents. the first happened near international boulevard. police say the man was killed at his home. the victim was on his porch at the time and was shot several times. investigators tell us that the angle of the bullets indicate it may have been a drive by shooting. this rash of shootings started last night when an 18-year-old was killed. then at 10:20 another man was killed. then t
pretty clear. a flurry of public opinion polls say republican mitt romney outperformed president obama. new at 10:00, maureen naylor live in san jose where a lot of people are saying why the president seemed to be off his game last night. maureen. >> reporter: frank we set out tonight to ask about the significant of last night's debate and found people were still talking about it including here. >> oh my goodness we were just discussing that. >> reporter: this trio of sisters shoot on the debate over dinner. >> we all agree that mitt romney did a fantastic job and he had a fair shake this time and we felt like obama just didn't want to be there. >> reporter: a poll found 67%over respondents felt mitt romney won the first debate compared to 25% that felt obama was victorious. >> i am now not sure which direction i'm going to go. >> really? >> yes. >> because of a debate. >> because of a debate. >> the reality, kennedy's often win the first debate then they end up losing the election. >> reporter: for example, john kerry. an energized mitt romney took a victory lapse of sorts. while in
is just days away. why both sides of the political aisle say republican candidate mitt romney is ready to face president oe be ma. >>> oracle's open world 2012 has kicked off. what larry ellison debuted at today's event. >>> as residents fume on the latest fire in richmond, we learned lawmakers are getting ready to make a pitch to the refinery. the project at stake. >>> many people living in richmond have been highly critical of chevron following that recent mass ive fire at the refinery. ktvu has learned that the city will reach out to chevron hoping that the oil company will help revitalize the area. the city council is expected to make that request later this week in a story you will only see on 2. >> reporter: look in downtown richmond and you will see the signs, richmond welcomes lbnl. a major gift that the city wants to build upon with chevron. >> we're urging chevron to help create a research campus in richmond most particularly at marina bay because that's where berkeley labs are coming in. >> reporter: tom butts says the idea is with lawrence berkeley labs and chevron marina b
be expected with the world series approaching. >>> president obama and his challenger mitt romney faced off tonight in their third and final debate. there were a few agreements on international affairs but many more sharp differences. >> the two candidateses agreed on a troop withdrawal from afghanistan. >> our navy is smaller than anytime since 1917. the navy said they need 300 chips we're at 285 -- ships. >> we have these things called aircraft carriers. >> it's been going on for a year. there's a time. this should have a time for american leadership. >> we are gonna do everything we can to make sure that we are helping the opposition. but we also have to recognize that for us to get more entangled militarily in syria is a serious it step. >> reporter: the president reminded voters he ordered the killing of osama bin laden. >> when you are a candidate in 2008, i said i would take that shot. >> you look at the record of the last four years and say is iran closer to -- is the middle east in turmoil, is al-quaida on its heels, no. >> if we had taken your advice about the ought so industry we
nominee mitt romney made several stops in florida before hurricane sandy hits. romney said as president he will reach across the aisle and find a comprise with democrats. >> we're going to have to have an administration in washington, my team in washington that is willing to work with people across the aisle to build bridges to work with other people and come together to find ways to make america work better. >> romney heads to ohio tomorrow in a change of plans because of hurricane sandy. president obama also canceled campaign events next week in northern virginia and colorado to moniter the storm, but not before stopping in new hampshire, where he criticized romney's economic plan. >> hes has been running around saying he has a 5-point plan for the economy. turns out that's 1-point plan. folks at the very top play by a different set of rules than you do did. >> after the event the president made an unexpected shop at the common man tavern in nearby merrimack and chatted with diners and when one woman offered to buy him a drink, he bought a round of brewed ale instead. >>> nightmare i
] >> tonight, biden also made sure to go after mitt romney in a way many say president obama failed to do in his first debate a week ago. >> for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their lives. my friend recently in a speech in washington said 30% of the american people are takers. these people are my mom and dad, the people i grew up, my neighbors. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> reporter: yet paul ryan did not let up on the administration on obama care and taxes. >> now, we think government taking 28% of a family and that business income is enough. president obama, he thinks they ought to take the small business income. >> now, some early polling done right after the debate tonight. show that people are largely split over who came out on top. we're live in the newsroom, eric rasmussen. >> now, a live look where students formed their own opinions as they watched tonight's debate. >> we met the students backing up romney, obama, even the ron paul supporter. and for many at the university, th
romney. the gallup-usa poll shows romney is leading 50 to 46% in 12 swing states. women voters were key to president obama's victory four years ago. that bounce started coming after the presidential debate. round two comes tomorrow. and ken wayne is here now and tells us the format this time is going to be a lot different. >>frank what makes this debate different is it's a town hall style debate with questions coming from voters. >> not a lot of undecided voters remaining but i think right now it's about energizing the base and energizing your likely voters. >> reporter: political insiders say president obama has some making up to do after the last debate. >> the last performance was really troubling. the reason i think these polls have gotten so close. his performance was a shock to me. >> i think he's going to be aggressive of making the case on his view on where we should go as a country. >> reporter: the president appeared relax during a stop at a virginia campaign. mitt romney was seen at an ohio hotel putting in more prep. >> will mitt romney show up. he said he governed or the m
has cancelled another day of campaigning while romney says he plans to resume tomorrow. it's a delicate dance for the two candidates. >> reporter: both president obama and mitt romney must be leaders yet not play politics with the disaster. >> i think president obama could be benefited from this. >> reporter: uc berkeley political science professor lin says voters even now are not paying a great deal of attention to the campaign on tv. sandy could change that. >> this is the kind of news event that will turn voters on. they'll be watching the news, they'll see the candidates but will see obama acting as president. >> reporter: the vice president tried to reenforce that imagine. >> i've never seen a guy so focused. >> reporter: governor romney turned a campaign rally in ohio into a storm relief drive. >> romney is in a tougher situation. he has to appear like he's not campaigning and yet he still needs to be in the news. >> would you eliminate fema if you before president? >> reporter: romney was peppered with questions of his plan to end fema. >> if mistakes are made, peopl
for the white house. president obama seized upon a remark by mitt romney during last night's debate. >> we don't have to order up some binders to find qualified, talented, driven young women to learn and teach and thrive and start business. >> the president was campaigning in the battleground state of ohio again. he and romney are focusing on getting women's vote. women were key to president obama's election four years ago and will be key again come november 6th. >> why is it that there are 3.6 million more women in poverty today than when the president took office? this president has failed america's women. >> mitt romney said women are coming up to him on the campaign trail asking how they can find jobs and better schools for their children. he was in virginia today which is also considered a swing state. romney's camp says he'll make a speech next week about spending and debt. >> it's a historic ruling, a federal judge has decided that san mateo county and other municipal investors can sue investors with the now-bankrupt lehman brothers for fraud. jana katsuyama is here live. >> san mateo c
the name oober cab. >> sharing the stage. the event that allowed president obama and mitt romney to take shots at each other. >>> you may not recognize it but we're in the heart of san francisco's civic center. >>> the heart of san francisco is almost unrecognizable tonight. civic center plaza is under more than 2,500 cubic yards of dirt. patti lee is in the city and tells us there's some amazing stunts being done on that dirt tonight. >> reporter: you can find a lot of dirt at city hall but never before has there been 80 truckloads of it right in front of steps. not to mention an extreme sports arena in what used to be the plaza. just two of the many firsts we found here today. it was a spectacle never seen before. certainly not from the steps of san francisco's city hall. >> we imagine that it was going to be some kind of x game but we didn't know there was going to be motorcycles and flying in the air upside down. >> reporter: for the next three days, 200 of the world's sports action experts are going to be performing. >> to have it here is a treat. we've been all over the u.s. in th
romney after the first presidential debate. >> he's going to be aggressive in making the case for his view of where we should go as a country and a country that's built around a thriving middle class not this top down theory that romney has. >> today obama brought pizza and encouraged campaign workers. his campaign says no one is a harsher critic of the president's first campaign debate than the president. >> i think that will be consistent with what they've been doing this whole campaign which is running a highly negative ad campaign. >> reporter: mitt romney and his family attended church this morning near his massachusetts home. the republican nominee left on his own to go back to studying for the debate. >>> it was lights, camera and lots of action in new york's hofstra university. technicians inside the sports complex set up the stage and television equipment today. this debate the second of two presidential face offs promises to be more informal is formatted like a town hall meeting with the candidates taking questions from undecided voters. candy croley will moderate that debat
going to do for the future? >> mitt romney relaxed treating his family to dinner in florida. the polls show romney with a lead in florida a swing state. >> the central role that the middle class plays in building the economy. governor romney believes in tax cuts for the wealthiest, cutting regulation and hoping everything gets better that's not a strategy that's successful. >> president obama is at camp david studying for this week's debate. >>> meantime at lin university, stand ins rehearsed the focus is foreign policies but expect a lot of talk about the economy. veterans cbs news man bob sheiffer will moderate thatty bait. >>> tomorrow is the deadline to register for vote. the county registrar of voters said the forms at dmvs. you can now register online at register to vote.ca.gov. so far more than 500,000 people have used the online voter registration service. >>> now because of the giant's victory tonight ktvu channel 2 news will bring you game seven of the nlcs tomorrow evening live from at&t park during the time of the debate. so you can watch the debate live on our sister stat
security. unlike mitt romney, i'm actually proud to talk about what's in my plan. >> at a stop in iowa, the president met some women supporters at a pizzeria. he also visited southern california, and right now is in las vegas. >>> meantime, mitt romney made a stop in reno. he also spoke about economic recovery. >> small businesses is where some 2/3 of the jobs in this country come from. i want to keep taxes down on install business. i want to get regulators to see they're encouraging small business, not crushing it. >> romney walked off the plane to a rally in cedar rapids. he said he would be a better choice for american families. >>> with the election nearing, the birther controversy is now reignited by donald trump. he has offered to donate $5 million to charity if the president releases his college application and passport records. trump has accused president obama of being the least transparent president in the history of the country. he says he will donate the money to the president's charity of choice. >>> in jamaica, hurricane sandy passed over the island leaving as much as a
-class taxes and stimulate the economy." >>> meantime republican presidential candidate mitt romney campaigned today in florida. romney says the president's policies would "kill the american dream," and the way to ensure a brighter future is cut government spending. behind the scenes campaign workers worked towards the goal of contacting 2 million voters by phone in florida as well as other swing states. >> a republican congressman from georgia is making national headlines today. after comments he made about his religious beliefs were posted on a church website. >> evolution big bang theory, all of that is lies, straight from hell. >> representative paul broun made those comments at a baptist church in georgia. the church has since removed the video, but the bridge project, the political watchdog group reposted the video. broun is a medical doctor and said cites on the house committee of space and technology. he is running for re-election, unopposeed. >>> volunteers from the yes on proposition 30 campaign gathered this morning in front of mcclymonds high school. the measure is backed by gov
with jon bon jovi and katy perry. >>> meantime mitt romney campaigned in the crucial state of florida today knocking mr. obama's performance in last week's debate. >> you will have an opportunity to hear his answers or nonanswers. now of course day laters we're hearing his excuses and next january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >>> the republican nominee gives a speech on foreign policy in virginia tomorrow. an average of polls by real clear politics shows romney about even with mr. obama in florida and virginia. >> we're saying, put it on the label and let people make choices for themselves. >>> coming up at 10:30, we will look at both sides of a california proposition that could have an impact on american agriculture and the food you feed your family. >>> gas prices all over the state reached record highs today rising another 4-cents just overnight. the average price of a gallon of regular in california is just $4.65. a month ago it was $4.17. a year ago it was $4.67. ann rubin tells us what's behind another gas spike. >> reporter: californians are now payi
that fire. >>> in election 1202012 news, republican presidential mitt romney criticized the president for talking about what he says are trivial things instead of what he says matter. >> so many people out of work, so much debt, so many people in turmoil around the world. this is a time for america to have leadership, that will help guide us together again. >> rhomeyney's running mate was also in ohio at his own rally in youngstown. paul ryan talked about economic issues and the future of the country and later in the day he made time to root for his alma mater at the bowling green university. the congressman greeted several supporters and volunteers. >>> president obama did not have any public appearances, but his campaign did announce today it has surpassed 4 million donors. during his weekly address the president also focused on the economy, and jobs. >> just this week, gm announced that they plan to hire 1500 workers for a new research center in michigan to help make sure that the high- tech cars of tomorrow are designed and built like here in america. >> later this afternoon m
coverage. mitt romney campaigned alongside his running mate paul ripe tonight in ohio. >> so -- paul ryan tonight. >> so we have a very serious decision to make. do we want stagnation or do we want a dynamic growing committee that creates opportunities and create jobs? >> reporter: the two accused the president of offering more of the same. romney will face off with president obama next tuesday in long island new york for their second presidential debate. >>> president obama spent the evening in washington, d.c. where he joined three winners of a campaign contest. the prize stems from an effort to boost online contributions for the president's campaign. >>> and coming up in 10 minutes, why opponents of california's prop 32 say the way it's written makes the proposition unfair. >>> police in sonoma are looking for a man they said exposed himself at two grocery stores just minutes apart. this is a surveillance picture of the man. police say he went inside a safeway store two weeks ago and exposed himself the to a female shopper. they say he then went across the street to sonoma market an
it preventing a vote. >>> president obama and former governor mitt romney staid off the campaign trail as they head into their third and final debate on monday. >>> with time rounding out until the election, the battle in california's election is intensifying. lorraine blanco shows us about proposition 30. >> proposition 30 is about kids and teachers and they produce the brains and shells that make the jobs possible. >> reporter: governor brown rallied support for prop 30. >> if i asked any one of you if i could guarantee you $500,000, would you pay 1% of the extra money you earned that year? [ laughter ] i think so. >> reporter: it would raise income taxes 1- 3% on people making more than a quarter million dollars a year and increase the sales tax a quarter of a cent. many teachers spent saturday afternoon walking neighborhoods and passing out fliers with information about prop 30. if it doesn't pass supporters say students k-12 will lose three weeks' of school and college students could see another tuition increase. >> i drove trucks five hours a day i went to college. >> reporter
straight months. president obama and mitt romney are facing off in third and final presidential debate monday night in florida. >> former employees of the bankrupt solyndra solar company turned up for a job fair. drew hundreds of job seekers. former workers received special seminars because it has been tough for them to get good jobs. some have decided to change careers. >> right now i'm trying to get into the medical field. it's a more stable field. fda regulated. can't be formed out. >> more than 1,000 people were left job less after fremont base went bankrupt last year. >> recall of a popular sunscreen after a handful of people catch fire. >> lance armstrong's bad week gets worse. the new allegations he is facing. >> a major cool down across most of the bay area and more changes on the way. coming up, the coolest day of the weekend. the giant's sunday forecast and when rain chances return. >> and the reverend jesse jackson honored tonight. the important issue he spoke about during this evening's event. >>> how about that? a live look at coit tower in orange light in honor of the gia
% of likely voters think mr. obama is honest and trustworthy compared to 37% who think that of mitt romney. >> you want to know that the person who's applying to be your president and commander in chief is trustworthy. >> he also offered a 20 page booklet outlining his agenda for a second term. tomorrow morning the president is to begin a 48 hour campaign trip through three key states. >> we've gone through three presidential debates and we haven't heard an agenda from the president and that's why his campaign is taking on water and our campaign is full speed ahead. >> the republican candidate was in ohio today with paul ryan. the long cabin republicans gave him a qualified endorsement noting that they disagree with his stance on gay marriage. >>> more than 24 million people use you tube to watch the presidential and vice presidential debates this year. they streamed the three presidential debate and one vice presidential debate for the first time. the debates were viewed from different countries. >>> you can get ktvu news to go, download the ktvu app. download the app and you can watch ou
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